She's been chosen to fight the elusive enemy among us....
Phoenix Germaine has been trying to earn back her mother's trust after going into rehab and kicking Onadyn -- the drug of choice for New Chicago teens. But when a party in the woods turns into an all-out battle with the most ferocious aliens Phoenix has never seen, she's brought home in what appears to be an Onadyn-induced state. Hello, reform school.
Except, what her mother doesn't know is that Phoenix has just been recruited to join the elite Alien Investigation and Removal agency, where she'll learn to fight dirty, track hard, and destroy the enemy. Her professional training will be rigorous and dangerous, and the fact that one of her instructors is Ryan Stone -- the drop-dead gorgeous, nineteen-year-old agent she met in the woods that night -- doesn't make things any easier. Especially when dating him is totally against the rules....
Alien hunting can get a girl killed. It can also get her a date.
High school senior Camille Robins and her best friend are determined to snag the attention of their crushes before graduation next month. Armed with red-hot outfits and killer hair, they sneak into the hottest nightclub in town -- which caters to the rich and famous, both human and alien. They end up following Erik (who is human) and Silver (who isn't) through a guarded door and are soon separated and under attack...and not the good kind. Bad boy Erik spares Camille's life, but the two are soon being chased by gun-toting Alien Investigation and Removal agents. Camille's more confused than ever because Erik's finally showing real interest in her, but the agents are accusing him of dealing Onadyn -- a drug that ruins human lives. Suddenly, with the heat of his kiss lingering on her lips, Camille has to decide whose side she's on...and whether she's willing to put her life on the line to save Erik's.
My first reveiw of Red Handed, Blacklisted
Oh, utterly loved rereading these books, from the loving of AIR, contrasting with AIR being the enemy, yeah, and the romance, and the heart pounding battles and escapes and kissing! Especially the kissing, who doesn't like a good kiss?
Phoenix and Ryan, they were a pretty great couple! The whole forbidden romance between teacher and student, even if it was only a few years difference in their age, was pretty great! Really enjoyed it, and how then they waited till she graduated to really start something!
I also liked how Mishka Le'Ace was in this book as a trainer, and there was that story about Mia's roommate, and what Mishka did to her, and how Mishka's story is next in the adult series, that's something I know get's dealt with, and I can't wait for that!
Also loved how in Blacklisted, how it's Onadyn, the drug that Phoenix used as an addict, that Erik deals, and then the reasons why he did so? Pretty noble! And Camille is like, the best character, because I could see a lot of myself in her, yeah, really enjoyed both books!
Loved these books, and I kinda wish that we could have more YA Alien Huntress, like the halfling kids could have stories and their storyline continued!
Author: Gena Showalter
Series: YA Alien Huntress #1, 2
First Read: July 6th, 2012, July 8th, 2012
Read: June 23rd, 23rd, 2014
Reason Why: Rereading! And they're 2014 Dystopia Books and a Prequel & Sequel Challenge 2014 Books!
Published: July 19th 2007, July 17th 2007